5468796 makes design advocacy an ongoing pursuit through critical practice; through professorships at the Universities of Manitoba, Toronto and Montreal; and through numerous public engagements. In 2012 5468796 represented Canada at the Venice Biennale in Architecture and in 2013 they were selected as a recipient of the 2013 Prix de Rome Award in Architecture for Canada by the Canada Council for the Arts.

Johanna currently serves on the Board of Directors of Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, on the Council of Manitoba Association of Architects, is a Chair and founder of the WCC’s Creative Council, and the President of the RAW Gallery Board of Directors. In 2010 she received a Manitoba Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Emerging Business.

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